Ogilvy PR a proud supporter of a ‘bright’ future for health care and medical research

Ogilvy PR a proud supporter of a ‘bright’ future for health care and medical research
May 1, 2017 OPR

May, 1st 2017:  Last week, the Nelune Comprehensive Cancer Centre (NCCC) in Sydney was officially opened by The NSW Premier Gladys Berejiklian and Minister for Health and Medical Research Brad Hazzard.

The NCCC brings together world-class health care and medical research under one roof at the new $114 million Bright Building at the Randwick Hospitals Campus.

Ogilvy PR Australia was a proud supporter of the Centre having provided pro-bono media and strategic counsel support for The Bright Alliance, which raise funds and awareness of the NCCC. Its support is acknowledged on the donor wall on the ground floor of the Centre.

According to Ms Berejiklian: “As well as improving care for cancer patients and adolescents and young adults with chronic illnesses, the NCCC be home to cutting edge medical research.”

The Bright Building encompasses Prince of Wales Hospital’s Nelune Comprehensive Cancer Centre (NCCC), the University of New South Wales Scientia Clinical Research facility and an expansion of the Sydney Children’s Hospitals Network, including an Australian-first outpatient service for adolescents and young adults.

The Centre also afford patients the opportunities to participate in clinical trials in cancer, ophthalmology, neurology, addiction medicine, as well as rheumatology and paediatrics.

“Ogilvy PR Australia is committed to supporting organisations that deliver global leading medical research, clinical trials and patient access to new medicines earlier than they would have otherwise. This is a significant development for cancer patients in Australia and we are proud that we were able to support this as part of our corporate social responsibility initiatives” said Leon Beswick, Group MD of Corporate said today.   “It’s great to be part of something, this important.”